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CHAMBER POT OPERA Returns to the Ladies' Powder Room
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Fresh from an acclaimed sell-out season at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, bontom Productions is bringing Chamber Pot Opera back to the Ladies' Powder Room of the Queen Victoria Building for a limited return season from June 4. (more...)

John Herrera to Present Benefit Performance of Solo Show THE GREAT WRITER
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Loosely based on the last year in the life of a famous writer who refused to succumb in the face of ill-health and alcoholism, Tony Award nominee John Herrera's (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Evita, In the Heights) solo show asks how a writer can continue to work when the best days of his life are behind him. (more...)

RENT en concierto formar√° parte del festival Mas i Mas de Barcelona
by Josť GermŠn MartŪnez Paneque - May 8, 2017

El proximo 24 de agosto en el Teatre Grec de Barcelona, el reparto de la produccion de 2016 de RENT se reunira en un unico concierto que formara parte del festival Mas i Mas. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

BWW Review: Big Nose, Big Heart, Big Performance from Roberto Alagna as Met's CYRANO
by Richard Sasanow - May 7, 2017

I first heard tenor Roberto Alagna in the days when he was being touted as ¬ďThe 4th Tenor¬Ē¬óchutzpah that only a record company could come up with, placing him in the hallowed company of Carreras, Domingo and Pavarotti. Fast forward more than 20 years and he's still here. As Cyrano, the soldier-poet with a nose that embarrasses him, in Francesca Zambello's attractive production, Alagna was wonderful¬óperhaps the best I've ever seen him. (more...)

A HAND OF BRIDGE, Helmed by Il Divo's David Miller, Set for SIFF
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2017

Acclaimed American tenor and opera singer David Miller is perhaps best known as a member of the multiplatinum classical crossover group Il Divo. Now, Miller is bringing his opera prowess to the cinema, with his directorial debut of the opera "A Hand of Bridge." The short film will premiere at the prestigious Seattle International Film Festival, which runs from May 18- June 11, 2017.   (more...)

Rockdale Musical Society Presents RENT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer-prize winning Broadway musical, RENT, details one year in the life of seven modern day artists & musicians, living in New York's run down 'Alphabet City' in the late 1980s. (more...)

Virago Theatre Stages World Premiere of THE EDGE OF THE WORLD at Potrero Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

At a desolate campground in Oregon, two desperate families are driven over the edge by greed, secrets, and desire.  (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 13: Viva La Vie Boheme!
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2017

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees! (more...)

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Present 77th Annual Festival Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's 2016-17 season was one to be applauded. After such an exciting year of music education and performances, the talented musicians will perform their final concert of the season on Sunday, June 4 at 3 p.m. in Verizon Hall in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

BWW Review: Rent in Toronto Meets Opera in Against the Grain Theatre's LA BOH√ąME
by Taylor Long - May 20, 2017

You've never seen a more boho Boheme. Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) presents Puccini's LA BOH√ąME in a real Toronto dive bar, The Tranzac Club. AtG is doing something incredible in the world of opera right now - they're growing. When opera houses around the world are reporting declines in ticket sales and reductions in seasonal production budgets - AtG is selling out their run, offering 'standing room only' tickets. Why? Their approach. (more...)

Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

San Francisco Opera Presents Giacomo Puccini's LA BOHEME 6/10¬Ė7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

San Francisco Opera continues its 2017 Summer Season on June 10 at the War Memorial Opera House with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme. Coinciding with city-wide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love," this revival of one of the greatest love stories in the operatic repertory will feature a brilliant cast including sopranos Erika Grimaldi, Julie Adams and Ellie Dehn; tenor Arturo Chacon-Cruz as Rodolfo; and baritone Audun Iversen. Carlo Montanaro conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestral and Chorus. (more...)

Barn Theatre Announces 2017 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Barn Theatre, Michigan's oldest professional summer theatre, under the artistic leadership of Brendan Ragotzy, announced today the 71st season of plays and musicals to be presented for the 2017 summer season at the landmark theatre. (more...)

Pacific Opera Presents A Mothers' Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Pacific Opera presents A Mothers' Day Concert in SYDNEY! Featuring Maestro Simon Kenway (Artistic Director of Pacific Opera) and the 2017 Young Artists, this concert includes a complimentary afternoon tea before the concert in the beautiful surrounds of the historic Independent Theatre in North Sydney. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Puccini's LA BOHEME at San Francisco Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

San Francisco Opera continues its 2017 Summer Season on June 10 at the War Memorial Opera House with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme. Coinciding with city-wide celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love," this revival of one of the greatest love stories in the operatic repertory will feature a brilliant cast including sopranos Erika Grimaldi, Julie Adams and Ellie Dehn; tenor Arturo Chacon-Cruz as Rodolfo; and baritone Audun Iversen. Carlo Montanaro conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestral and Chorus. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the company onstage below! (more...)

Alfie Boe Joins The Who's Pete Townshend's 'Classic Quadrophenia' Tour in U.S.
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

It was announced today that The Who's Pete Townshend is transporting Classic Quadrophenia to U.S. audiences this September for a series of four special performances featuring music legends Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, and acclaimed tenor and musical theater star Alfie Boe. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Jun 5, 2017

Mama Alto is acclaimed as one of Melbourne's most prolific and exquisite cabaret talents. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Abi Roberts
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 30, 2017

BWW speaks to Abi Roberts about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Anglichanka. (more...)

BWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS at Wheatsheaf Hotel
by Barry Lenny - Jun 28, 2017

Be sure to catch this amazing singer next time she is in town. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Jun 21, 2017

Club Burlesk, presented by Peaches and Gin Burlesque, is a monthly event at La Boheme. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

On June 9, 2017, Long Beach Opera (LBO) and the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) will present "Frida Kahlo: Pain and Passion," an evening celebrating the vibrant, colorful life of the renowned Mexican artist. The event will begin at 7:00 PM at the Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802. (more...)

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert Set for GREAT PERFORMANCE Special, 6/30
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert - A GREAT PERFORMANCES Special continues the new Landmarks arts strand on Friday, June 30 at 10 p.m. on PBS (more...)

Opera North Announces Key Cast and Creative Team for LA BELLE HEL√ąNE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

???????Opera North is pleased to announce the principal roles for La belle Helene, one of its three 2017 mainstage productions. Augusta Caso will sing the lead role of Helene, Peter Lake will play Paris and Eric Lindsey will sing Calchas. (more...)

Riverside Opera Company Announces Free Performances at NYPL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The Riverside Opera Company, under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia perform Opera @ NYPL features showcases audition winners from the tri-state area. Singers will performing their favorite arias. The performers are Tenor Brett Pardue, Soprano-Mezz Iris Prcic and pianist Corey Everly. (more...)

by Barry Lenny - Jun 10, 2017

Publicly Private definitely delivers on its title. (more...)

Diana Huey, Eric Kunze, Joey Barreiro, Matt Bogart, James Snyder and More Slated for Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO celebrates 71 years of musical theater magic with an incredible line-up of musicals featuring a team of Pittsburgh CLO alumni and Broadway's very best artists. (more...)

Gregory Harrell Performs CHEEKY SNEAKY LOVE at Don't Tell Mama 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Gregory Harrell is back at Don't Tell Mama on August 14, 2017 at 7pm with his cabaret CHEEKY SNEAKY LOVE! (more...)

Jazz Artist Sharny Russell Sets Two Dates, Workshop in Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Sharny Russell's album 'Comes A Time' is available for order in all record stores and online. The APRA award-winning jazz artist belongs to one of Australia's most talented musical families. She will be appearing for two dates later this month in Adelaide, as well as hosting a workshop. (more...)

Opera & Broadway of the Hamptons Presents Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

In the great tradition of the last 26 years, opera and Broadway favorites will once again come to the Hamptons through the annual favorite concert 'Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends' taking place on Saturday, July 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joshua Grosso and More in IN THE HEIGHTS at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Joshua Grosso is making his Pittsburgh CLO debut as Usnavi in IN THE HEIGHTS, running now through July 16. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/8/2017
by - Apr 8, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/8/2017. (more...)

Opera & Ballet International On the Hunt for Dog with Star Quality
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Does your dog have star quality? (more...)

Better Yourself by Getting to Know the Cast of WAR PAINT- Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 6, 2017

War Paint, a new musical, opens tonight at the Nederlander Theatre. Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

ROCK OF AGES' Dan Domenech to Star as 'Che' in EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announced today that Broadway, film and television actor Dan Domenech will star as Che in Evita this summer at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. The production opens the Festival's 26th season. (more...)

Frank London's Theatre-Concert MARKETPLACE Jolts to Life in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

After being presented by John Schaefer and WNYC's New Sounds Live at the Merkin Concert Hall, and then traveling the world, the iconoclastic post-modern musical oratorio, "A Night at the Old Marketplace," returns to New York for the premiere of an enhanced full-length version fusing music, projections and storytelling.  (more...)

Guest Blog: Opera Holland Park's James Clutton On Winning A BroadwayWorld Award
by Guest Blog: James Clutton - Apr 29, 2017

It's the first day of production rehearsals for the Opera Holland Park 2017 season. Following months of preparation, from countless meetings and costume fittings to music rehearsals and props buying, today is the day everyone - the conductor, director, designer, principal singers, chorus, lighting designer, stage management, wardrobe and costume staff and technical staff - all start work full time. (more...)

Ted The Dog Is The Latest Opera Star In Ellen Kent's LA BOHEME In Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Ted will be treading the boards as Musetta's dog in the cafe scene, with brass bands and lots of street children. Ted, whose was named because he looks as cute as a teddy bear, is a 2 year-old Pomeranian dog with a lovely furry black and white coat. (more...)

Jason Forbach and Phoenix Best Sign on for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Jason Forbach, who was recently featured in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables and Phoenix Best who made her Broadway debut in The Color Purple will star in this summer's production of Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst and Samantha Massell Lead MADEMOISELLE COLOMBE Tonight at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the 'full-bodied' Mademoiselle Colombe, by Michael Valenti (Oh, Brother), Edwin Dulchin and Albert Harris, starring Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, La Boheme) as the beautiful and talented young Colombe. (more...)

BWW Feature: Mark and Ryan Kleinman, Living the Dream
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Apr 23, 2017

I am incredibly proud of all my kids and Ryan is pursuing his dream as a performer. He has been performing for quite awhile now as a professional and I have had the idea that this would be so since about his Junior year in High School. I have always taken the time to include my kids (when they have shown an interest) into the shows I was doing. Ryan and his older sister, Kaitlynn, were able to be more inundated with it at a young age as I was more active as a professional performer and they got to be backstage and at rehearsal, and often in shows with me. Whenever I was in a show that needed kids, I got them an audition and, since they were talented, often got cast, so we were able to share the stage. Sound of Music, South Pacific, Music Man, Secret Garden, A Christmas Carol, all shows that my kids been able to share with me. (more...)

STREET SCENE formará parte de la programación 2017-2018 del Teatro Real
by Josť GermŠn MartŪnez Paneque - Apr 19, 2017

Ya se ha anunciado la programacion de la temporada 2017-2018 del Teatro Real de Madrid, y entre las producciones que se montaran este a√Īo destaca STREET SCENE, que podra verse en Madrid por primera vez entre el 13 y el 18 de febrero y entre el 26 de mayo y 1 de junio de 2018. (more...)

by BroadwayWorld JR - Apr 18, 2017

Jonathan Rockefeller's critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will return to New York City for a strictly limited season beginning September 28 through February 4, 2018, at Union Square's DR2 Theatre (103 East 15 Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Pat Kautter of HAIR at Ephrata Performing Arts Center
by Rich Mehrenberg - Apr 17, 2017

Hair is an upbeat assertion of life and freedom with a classic rock score that fueled the charts of the late 60's. In our own era of uncertainty, hopefully the audience will join in the show's classic anthem to 'Let the Sunshine In'. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/15/2017
by - Apr 15, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/15/2017. (more...)

Fusion Theatre to Merge Opera and Theatre with Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

French playwright Jean Anouilh wrote his 'Antigone' during the Nazi occupation of France. It became a symbol of resistance as freedom fighters viewed the heroine's defiance as a crie de coeur of patriotism. The play, written with a modern sensibility, is based on the Greek tragedy of the princess who dies for burying her brother's corpse against the orders of her dictator uncle. Its parallels to modern times are exciting and provocative. (more...)

The Merola Opera Launches 60th Season with Benefit Gala Featuring Deborah Voigt, Dolora Zajick and More, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Merola Opera Program launches its 60th Anniversary season on Sunday, June 11 with a Benefit Gala at City Hall and a concert immediately following at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, featuring some of the acclaimed Merola program's most illustrious participants. The 60th Anniversary concert will feature performances by Merola alumni from the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and current and recent participants, including: soprano Deborah Voigt (1985); mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick (1983); Mark Morash, pianist and Merola Opera Program Music Director (1987); and soprano Tracy Dahl (1985); soprano Kristin Clayton (1993), mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook (1990), Bojan Knezevic, bass-baritone (1992, 1993, 1994), and John Churchwell, pianist (1996); baritone Quinn Kelsey (2002); 2013 Merola graduates mezzo-soprano Zanda Šv?de and tenors Pene Pati and Issachah Savage; soprano Julie Adams, and bass Anthony Reed,  all from 2014; Amina Edris and Toni Marie Palmertree, sopranos; and Brad Walker, bass-baritone, both from 2015; and 2016 artists Sarah Cambidge, soprano; Amitai Pati and Kyle van Schoonhoven, tenors; Andrew G. Manea, baritone; John Elam and Jennifer Szeto, pianists; and director Aria Umezawa. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

Byron Singleton Joins NYCity Slickers for Broadway Bluegrass at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will present an evening of Broadway Bluegrass with The NYCity Slickers. They will be joined by special guest Byron Singleton. (more...)

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